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Lumos Maxima: The Rowling Library Podcast

Lumos Maxima: The Rowling Library Podcast

By The Rowling Library
Welcome to Lumos Maxima: The Rowling Library Podcast. Turn on the light every other Friday with hosts Demi and Jess as they explore magical topics all about Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. The segments of each episode are a recap of the latest issue of The Rowling Library Magazine, Quick Quotes Corner, Wizarding News in the Muggle World, and Tales of Magic and Mischief.
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New Podcast Announcement - The Half-Blood Princesses: A Harry Potter Podcast
Thank you for listening to Lumos Maxima: The Rowling Library Podcast. Demi and Jess have decided to launch their new podcast, The Half-Blood Princesses: A Harry Potter Podcast. Please continue on the magical journey with them on their new chapter. You can listen on anchor, anchor.fm/HBPrincessesPod, and on all other platforms. The podcast is on Twitter and Instagram, @HBPrincessesPod, and Facebook and Youtube, The Half-Blood Princesses: A Harry Potter Podcast. You can reach the hosts at hbprincessescast@gmail.com. Again, thank you for listening!
00:38
September 1, 2020
Episode #11 - The Marauder’s Map
Demi and Jess solemnly swear that they are up to no good! Join them and special guest Lizzy as they talk all about the Marauder’s Map in episode 11 of Lumos Maxima. Topics include listeners’ voicemail messages, getting to know Lizzy, a quote about the Marauder’s Map, Wizarding World and Marauder’s Map news, and an unforgettable discussion about the Marauder’s Map in Prisoner of Azkaban and the times it’s used in the rest of the series. Listen as the hosts and Lizzy wonder who created all the secret passages out of the castle into Hogsmeade, talk about what they’d use the Marauder’s Map for, discuss why the Room of Requirement and the Chamber of Secrets aren’t on the Map, plunge into some inconsistencies with the Map, and much more. They also have a deep conversation about Lupin and disability in the Wizarding World. Get ready to laugh along, though, when they giggle about “The Dumbledore,” taking “Sirius Black seriously,” what they’d want their Animagi forms to be, and more! Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Love the podcast? Leave a voicemail at 412-228-5435, and your message will be featured in a future episode. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
1:29:06
August 14, 2020
Episode #10 - Happy Birthday Harry Potter
It’s time to raise your glass of Butterbeer to the Chosen One! Demi and Jess celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday in episode 10 of Lumos Maxima. Topics include a listener’s voicemail message, a recap of issue #43 of The Rowling Library Magazine, a quote about Harry’s birthday, Wizarding World and Harry birthday news, and a discussion about Harry’s birthdays in the books. The hosts dive into the gifts Harry receives and how his birthdays change as Harry grows up. Get ready for some deep conversations involving striking realizations, symbolism, and much more! Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Love the podcast? Leave a voicemail at 412-228-5435, and your message will be featured in a future episode. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
1:07:39
July 31, 2020
Episode #9 3/4 - Ranking The Weasleys
Surprise! Join Demi and Jess for their first bonus episode. What better time to start their bonus episode series than between episodes 9 and 10, just like Platform Nine and Three-Quarters at King’s Cross Station?In episode 9 3/4, they rank the Weasleys. Listen to them discuss each Weasley family member in turn then share their ranks at the end! Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Love the podcast? Leave a voicemail at 412-228-5435, and your message will be featured in a future episode. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
36:53
July 28, 2020
Episode #9 - Summer At The Burrow
What time is it? It’s summer at the Burrow time! Join Demi and Jess as they plunge into the Weasleys’ home during summer holidays. Topics include a listener’s voicemail message, a quote about the Burrow, Wizarding World and Burrow news, and a discussion about Harry’s summers at the Burrow in Chamber of Secrets, Goblet of Fire, Half-Blood Prince, and Deathly Hallows. Giggle along when the hosts conversation about apparition meets “Oops!...I Did It Again”by Britney Spears and Bill and Fleur’s wedding meets “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem, when they laugh about how adorable Molly and Arthur are, Fleur’s one-of-a-kind manners, magical metabolism, and much more! Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Love the podcast? Leave a voicemail at 412-228-5435, and your message will be featured in a future episode. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
1:31:26
July 17, 2020
Episode #8 - Neville Longbottom
Neville Longbottom is the shining star of episode 8 of Lumos Maxima. Join Demi, Jess, and special guest Tiffany from Swish and Flick as they talk all about this kind-hearted and brave Gryffindor. Topics include getting to know Tiffany, a quote about Neville, Wizarding World and Neville news, and a conversation about Neville from Sorcerer’s Stone to Deathly Hallows. Have you ever wondered about Neville’s Sorting, the significance of Neville using his dad’s wand up until the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, and Neville’s connection to the prophecy? The hosts and Tiffany discuss it all! Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Love the podcast? Leave a voicemail at 412-228-5435, and your message will be featured in a future episode. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
1:29:07
July 3, 2020
Episode #7 - Thestrals
Soar into magical episode 7 of Lumos Maxima as Demi and Jess talk all about thestrals. Topics include a listener’s voicemail message, a recap of issue #42 of The Rowling Library Magazine, a quote about thestrals, Wizarding World and thestrals news, and a conversation about thestrals. The hosts discuss the thestrals’ incredible sense of direction and have mind-blowing realizations along the way, one of which turns into a hilarious connection to “You Need To Calm Down” by Taylor Swift. Then, the discussion takes a deep and mysterious turn as they talk about the deaths Harry, Luna, and Neville experienced. Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Love the podcast? Leave a voicemail at 412-228-5435, and your message will be featured in a future episode. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
59:52
June 19, 2020
Episode #6 - Draco Malfoy
Happy Birthday Draco Malfoy! Draco gets the spotlight in episode 6 of Lumos Maxima. Join Demi, Jess, and special guest Anissa as they plunge into Draco’s character like never before. Topics include getting to know Anissa, a quote about Draco, Wizarding World and Draco news, and a discussion all about Draco from Sorcerer’s Stone through Cursed Child. The hosts and Anissa go super deep. Still, laugh along with them during that one fantastic scene between Draco and Hermione in Prisoner of Azkaban, hilarious songwriting advice to Draco for “Weasley is Our King” in Half-Blood Prince, and much more! Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Love the podcast? Leave a voicemail at 412-228-5435, and your message will be featured in a future episode. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening
1:35:06
June 5, 2020
Episode #5 - The Triwizard Tournament
Harry Potter meets the Hunger Games in episode 5 of Lumos Maxima as Demi, Jess, and special guest Madi plunge into a deep discussion about the Triwizard Tournament. Topics include getting to know Madi, a recap of issue #41 of The Rowling Library Magazine, a quote about the tournament, Wizarding World and Triwizard news, and an analysis of each of the tasks in the Triwizard Tournament. Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Love the podcast? Leave a voicemail at 412-228-5435, and your message will be featured in a future episode. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
1:07:05
May 22, 2020
Episode #4 - The Pensieve
Dive into the silvery mist of the Pensieve with Demi and Jess in episode 4 of Lumos Maxima. Topics include a quote about the Pensieve, Wizarding World and Pensieve news, the Pensieve meets High School Musical and Gwen Stefani, and a conversation about the Pensieve that goes into a deep analysis of Voldemort and Snape’s characters. Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
58:53
May 8, 2020
Episode #3 - Ron Weasley Conspiracy Theories
In the third episode of Lumos Maxima, Demi and Jess are joined by special guest Amy as they analyze two mind-blowing conspiracy theories about Ron Weasley. Topics include a social media shout out, getting to know Amy, a recap of issue #40 of The Rowling Library Magazine, a quote about Ron, Wizarding World and conspiracy theory news, a character profile of Ron, and a conversation about two Ron Weasley conspiracy theories. Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Also, subscribe to the Lumos Maxima YouTube channel for bonus content, bloopers, and much more on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4tWo7NTuJkbzPQ1KVesdg. Thank you for listening!
51:02
April 24, 2020
Episode #2 - The Deathly Hallows
In the second episode of Lumos Maxima, Demi and Jess are joined by special guest Kathy as they jump into a lively discussion about the Deathly Hallows! Topics include a social media shout out, getting to know Kathy, a recap of issue #39 of The Rowling Library Magazine, a quote about the Hallows, Wizarding World and Deathly Hallows news, and a conversation about each Hallow and which one the hosts and Kathy would choose. Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Thank you for listening!
51:18
April 10, 2020
Episode #1 - Luna Lovegood
Embark on a magical journey with hosts Demi and Jess as they discuss Luna Lovegood in their first episode of Lumos Maxima: The Rowling Library Podcast! Topics include getting to know the hosts, a recap of issue #38 of The Rowling Library Magazine, a quote about Luna, Wizarding World and Luna news, and a conversation on the character development of your favorite Ravenclaw. Lumos Maxima is on social media! Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @LumosMaximaCast, and like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LumosMaximaCast. Thank you for listening!
36:18
March 27, 2020